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Communications, Media & Entertainment

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Explore & Make Connections

Talking to alumni in communications, alumni in media/entertainment can help you make informed choices and potentially open doors. Join Swatties Helping Swatties and conduct informational interviews to enhance your career journey. Make an appointment to chat with an advisor about this field.

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Learn & Apply

Browse the industry guides to learn more about types of roles, organizations and skills valued by employers. Look for internships and jobs on Handshake, where you can also browse employers and industry-specific events.

Casual Fridays with The City of Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh is a relatively new recruiting partner to the Swarthmore Community. They are often hiring year round for a jobs in a variety of industries great for new grads, recent alums, or current students seeking internship opportunities. …

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Level Up your professional and technical skills

Swarthmore Career Services is again collaborating with TriCo partners, Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College, career centers to bring skills training from Haverford alum Panos Panidis of Aesop Academy. Panos is himself an entrepreneur who, after several years working in …

By Kristie Beucler
Kristie Beucler Associate Director, Career Education
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What Creative Career Is Right for Me? Quiz

Maybe you love to paint or draw; maybe your friends always come to you to come up with the most exciting party ideas; maybe you’re the one who always suggests karaoke or craft nights. You’re creative — that’s incredible! If …

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Casual Fridays with Aegis Property Group

This week we are bringing you an exclusive about a summer internship happening right here at Swarthmore! I am joined by Julia Stoltfus from Aegis Property Group. Aegis is a project management group that provides representation through all phases of …

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Beardsley Hall: Swarthmore’s One-Stop-Tech-Spot!

Beardsley Hall is one of Swarthmore’s many academic buildings, housing the Art and Art History Departments and lots of our IT-related offices! The bottom floor of this building has some of the coolest rooms on all of our campus, at …

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Employer & Interview Insights

Vault Guide to Public Relations Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Advertising Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Media and Entertainment Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Journalism Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Market Research Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Marketing Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Build Skills

The Data Science of Media and Entertainment with Barton Poulson

Taught by Barton Poulson
Music, theater, dance, and film may not seem like data-driven businesses, but they can benefit from data science just as…

DIY Filmmaking Tips Weekly

Taught by Ash Blodgett
Do you have big filmmaking dreams but lack the Hollywood budget? By diving into the world of DIY filmmaking, you…

Creating a Video Resume

Taught by Madeline Mann
Next time you’re looking to capture the attention of a company you want to work for, consider creating a video…

Content Marketing: Distribution Strategy

Taught by Ross Simmonds
Creating and executing on a strong content marketing strategy is critical in today’s multichannel landscape. In this course, instructor Ross…

An Insider’s Guide to Today’s Music Biz: 3 Treating Your Career as a Business

Taught by Steve Rennie
Doing something you’re passionate about and making a living out of it is a difficult thing to do. Especially considering…

Remote Interviewing Techniques for Creative Jobs

Taught by Chris Nodder
You’ve lined up a remote interview for an exciting creative role. Now what? In this course, Chris Nodder helps you…

Contracting for Creatives

Taught by Seth C. Polansky
Media and entertainment companies spend billions of dollars every year on creative talent. In this course—specifically designed for creatives—professor, contract…

Digital Marketing Foundations

Taught by Brad Batesole
Learn how to promote your brand or business effectively online and develop a targeted marketing strategy that engages potential customers…

Troika’s ABC Brand Campaign: Start to Finish

Taught by Troika Design Group
Get an inside view behind the making of ABC TV’s fall promotional and brand image campaign, and watch a 60-second…

Creative Inspirations: Richard Koci Hernandez, Multimedia Journalist

Taught by Richard Koci Hernandez
This installment in the lynda.com Creative Inspirations documentary series features Richard “Koci” Hernandez, a national Emmy® award-winning video and multimedia…

Swarthmore & External Resources

SwatLink: Find Your People

SwatLink makes networking and mentoring that much easier. This closed, online networking and mentoring community facilitates natural connections between Swarthmore …

Broadway World

jobs and internships in theater

Career Services Summer Stipend

Career Services is piloting a program for summer internship funding where students can apply for a stipend to support living …

We Need Diverse Books

The Internship Grant Program awards supplemental grants to applicants from diverse backgrounds to help further their goals of pursuing a career …

Swarthmore Phoenix

The independent newspaper of Swarthmore College since 1881.

War News Radio

War News Radio is an award-winning production of Swarthmore College who try to rediscover the voices of real people. The …

Contact & Location

Phone
(610) 328–8352
Address

500 College Ave.
Parrish Hall 135
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Office closed daily from 12–1pm for lunch.